Blackrod & Bolton Goju Ryu Karate

Click Here to see Pictures from 25th April Blackbelt Presentation and Grading.

Click Here to see Pictures from 4th October Seminar.

Click Here to see Pictures from 20th September Gradings

Click Here to see Pictures from 4th July Scarecrow Festival Demonstration.

Click Here to see Pictures from 17th May 2009 Grading .

Just for Laughs Isaac v Darren "The Giant!!" 

Darren sees the funny side of this little Joke. One of our newest and youngest Blackbelts jumps in to partner Darren while his REAL partner Paul is standing in the background enjoying the Joke. 

Isaac completes a Bunkai with Darren then switches out with Paul to continue the grading.


Well done Darren today, gaining your 1st Kyu. Well deserved.

Black Belt Presentation April 25th 2009

Dave Murray - 5th Dan (Godan)

Shirley France - 4th Dan (Yondan)

Mandy Farrimond - 5th Dan (Godan)

Marie Hughes - 4th Dan (Yondan)

Sue Caldwell - 4th Dan (Yondan)

Stella Selva - 3rd Dan (Sandan)

Lindsey Murray - 3rd Dan (Sandan)

Zoe Farrimond - 3rd Dan (Sandan)

Chris Winstanley - 3rd Dan (Sandan)

Ben Winstanley - 3rd Dan (Sandan)

Jane Lim - 2nd Dan (Nidan)

Stephen Lim - 2nd Dan (Nidan)

Melissa Lim - 2nd Dan (Nidan)

Gemma Wignall - 2nd Dan (Nidan)

Zach Hawkings 1st Dan (Shodan)

Emily Davies 1st Dan (Shodan)

Karate Presentations - Various other photos..........

Addressing the crowd ............

Zach and Emily receiving their Black belts. 

Emily and Zach trying on their belts for the first time....

Thumbs up from Sensei, but Jane - Look at the camera !!!!

 

 3rd Dans looking more relaxed and excited than the day before !!!

 

Above - The Girls Await .... Belinda and Christina


Opposite - Proud Family Photo !!!!

The angels stand ready.......

Ursula Gets Emotional !!!

 WOW - Dave and Mandy wait to receive 5th Dan. Not many clubs can boast this grade, well done both of you, we are so proud, no wonder Ursula was in tears for you all!!!!

 

Grading Day at Sensei Tony Christians (8th Dan BKA). Shevington Karate Dojo.

OLD PHOTOS - Courtesy of Pete Gilligan

Young Pete giving us a look at the potential he has as a purple belt. !!!

A young Amanda and Pete. He kicked the orange off the end of the sword, in doing so damaged the tile above, LOL

A very young Pete sixteen years ago, showing off his kicks!!
A young Pete and Stella syncronised Yoko geri kicks.

Photo at Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre


Sweeney, Pete, Hanshi DaCosta (8th Dan IiAido 6th Dan Karate, Keith, Sensei Amanda, Simon, Kieran, Ben and Jade

Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre


Photo Simon, Sweeney, Pete

Break Time at Bisham


Photo Sweeney, Pete (background), Ben and Sensei Amanda

Team Photo


Sweeney, Jade, Kieran, Ben, Sensei Amanda, Simon, Kieth, Pete

Sweeney's Sun Shield


Sweeney, Kieran, Keith, Jade, Simon

"Three Amigos" 


Pete, Simon and Ben

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